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Tooling Manager

Addison, IL 60101

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: ND1234831211 Compensation: $62400-83200 / year

Job Description

Title: Tooling Manager

Location: Addison, IL

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
The Tooling Manager is responsible for managing predictive maintenance, preventive maintenance, and repairs for all tooling, fixtures, and specialized equipment essential for meeting and sustaining customer specifications and ensuring cost efficiency. Additionally, the Tooling Manager provides supervision for the Mold Technician.

Job Duties:
  • Assign work, set goals, and monitor progress of mold technicians 
  • Monitor tooling suppliers to ensure timely deliver of outsourced work
  • Provide support to troubleshoot and solve issues 
  • Define and maintain predictive and preventative maintenance schedules for tolling in computer system 
  • Coordinate with management, customers, production, and tooling suppliers to schedule/perform all in house and outsourced tooling maintenance and repairs 
  • Request quotations for tooling maintenance and repairs from tooling suppliers
  • Issue purchase orders to suppliers on maintenance and repairs to current tooling 
  • Maintain tooling asset list and records/history 
  • Maintain tooling uptime to minimize impact on customer 

  • Completed tool and die maker apprenticeship or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of tool making experience
  • Familiarity with predictive and preventative maintenance 
  • Ability to read and follow blueprints
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience in injection molded thermosets
  • Supervisory experience 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt
Technical Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt is a dedicated and experienced Senior Recruiting Team Lead passionate about empowering individuals through career opportunities. With an impressive track record of 8 years at Sterling, she has significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition and development strategies.

With a remarkable 12-year career in the field of recruiting, Ashley has garnered a deep understanding of the industry's dynamics and trends. She has witnessed the ever-changing job market and thrived in guiding people through its complexities. For Ashley, the most rewarding aspect of recruitment is finding people roles that can genuinely improve their professional lives.

As a Senior Recruiting Team Lead, Ashley's leadership abilities shine through as she leads her team to excel in their roles. She believes in fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where all team member's strengths are recognized and utilized to achieve collective success.

Advice for candidates from Ashley: “Reflect on your skill sets and what makes you happy, be realistic about your strengths and weaknesses. Strengthen your online presence and always be networking!”

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